Archive for 'Basketball'

Despite losing star player, Episcopal enjoy successful year on court

Despite losing star player, Episcopal enjoy successful year on court

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Even in a team sport like basketball, it can be tough to replace a star player. Episcopal’s girls team discovered that first hand this season as they sought to fill the [...]

Ireton girls basketball moving in right direction under new coach Harris

Ireton girls basketball moving in right direction under new coach Harris

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) It is often said that a team learns more about itself in defeat than in victory, so Bishop Ireton’s 69-45 defeat at home to St. Mary’s Ryken in girls basketball certainly [...]

Titans boys’ win streak at six after West Potomac Victory

Titans boys’ win streak at six after West Potomac Victory

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) These are exciting times to be in and around the T.C. Williams boys basketball team. Having begun the year 1-4 under new head coach Bryan Hill, the Titans have been on [...]

Saints boys basketball return to winning ways

Saints boys basketball return to winning ways

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The road-weary St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes boys basketball team returned to the friendly confines of their home gym Monday night, having lost three straight games on their travels and desperate [...]

Titans split varsity basketball games at Edison High

Titans split varsity basketball games at Edison High

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) With the Christmas break looming, the T.C. Williams girls and boys basketball teams made the short trip to Edison High School looking to avenge losses against the same opponents last year. [...]

Saints start girls basketball season on the right foot

Saints start girls basketball season on the right foot

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Despite losing five players from last year’s roster prior to their senior year, the girls basketball team at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes entered its new season with cautious optimism. The [...]

Lady Titans fall short in tourney

Lady Titans fall short in tourney

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The T.C. Williams Lady Titans were exactly where they expected to be last week, facing rival West Springfield in the conference finals. T.C. and the Lady Spartans split their two regular-season [...]

Lady Titans crush Annandale Atoms

Lady Titans crush Annandale Atoms

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) The T.C. Williams basketball team started off with an uninspiring 4-5 record. But the Lady Titans ended the regular season Tuesday night on a 13-game winning streak by defeating Annandale. The [...]

Don’t count out the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

Don’t count out the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Bishop Ireton doesn’t boast one of the top basketball teams of the famed Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, but the Cardinals have been playing like they belong among the elite. On Friday [...]

Playing outside the lines

Playing outside the lines

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The forecast warned of wintery weather on the way earlier this week, but the basketball players at Ewald Park in the city’s West End didn’t care. They wanted to get in [...]